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Improving the student experience

At the University of Adelaide new tools and resources are always being identified, developed, trialed and piloted with a view to enhancing teaching and learning and improving the student experience.  Two current examples are described below. A new course readings system is coming Would you like to build comprehensive resource lists and have them delivered […]

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Creating Quizzes and Tests in MyUni using Respondus and Word

Blog article by Kym Schutz, Educational Technologist Did you know that you can develop your online quiz or test in Microsoft Word then import it into MyUni using Respondus 4? Let’s face it, developing large quizzes in MyUni can be time consuming when there are a large number questions. If you have more than twenty […]

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Interactive Self-Paced Learning Modules using PowerPoint

Blog article by Kym Schutz, Educational Technologist Did you know that most of the features available in Storyline can be done in PowerPoint? Academics have been looking for ways to create self-paced modules using a tool that is easier to access, edit and share with others than more complex software such as Articulate Storyline. PowerPoint […]

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Interactive Learning Activities using Quizlet

Blog article by Kym Schutz, Educational Technologist Quizlet brings seamless interactive activities to your MyUni pages? Academics are constantly looking for ways to create engaging interactive professionally produced activities that offer alternative ways to present content. Quizlet allows you to add to millions of already available open content activities that are simple to use or […]

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LMS Analytics – Enabling greater access to course and student activity

You now have greater access to courses and student activity in your course through a new feature in MyUni that supports evidence-informed engagement in your learning and teaching activities. LMS Analytics The new feature “LMS Analytics” has been added to Semester 1, 2018 MyUni courses. LMS Analytics enables staff to – See the number of […]

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Your great feature requests are now in MyUni

Blog by Kym Schutz, Educational Technologist Suppose it was that easy. You now have a quick and effective pathway to share your ideas, then work with your peers to have the ideas prioritised and implemented into MyUni. You have been asking us how to enable ideas that could improve your teaching and learning through the […]

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Finalising your Gradebook – 3 keys to success

Blog by Adi Rai and Martin Basic    We’re almost at the finish line for Semester 2, so don’t let your Gradebook slow you down in the race. Here are 3 keys to ensuring you look your best on the podium: Mark all non-submissions as 0: Use the assignment drop-down menu to assign a 0 score […]

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Simpler eMarking with new Canvas Teacher app

To make marking online easier Canvas has released the new and free Canvas Teacher app. The strongest feature of the app allows you to hand-annotate assignments with your mobile devices. Instructors are already using the new app and have reported that it’s a big improvement on the old Speedgrader app. The new Canvas Teacher app replaces […]

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Your students can now generate originality reports for draft assignments in Turnitin from MyUni Canvas. Students can join the course to upload draft assignments for checking. Handy hint: you can also use this course to check your own documents Rather than extending due dates on an assessment for all students and impacting your analytics, you […]

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Three clicks to set up new ‘Student View’!

We have a new tool that allows you to access the full student view of your course including all external tools that require student profiles—such as Echo360 and Turnitin. Until recently, you could only toggle into the student view of your course within Canvas but your view was limited to core Canvas functionality only. You […]

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